Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy



Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 233
10 160
11 127
12 92
UG 80

Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy is a public high school of the Elizabeth Public Schools located in Elizabeth, NJ. It has 692 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy is the 265th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 8,250th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.0 to 1.

Total Students: 692
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Full Time Teachers: 63

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Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 357
(52%)
2,579
(50%)
 Female 335
(48%)
2,631
(50%)

Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 481
(70%)
3,528
(68%)
 Black 164
(24%)
1,189
(23%)
 White 36
(5%)
394
(8%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
98
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 550
(79%)
3,944
(76%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 78
(11%)
616
(12%)
 Not Eligible 64
(9%)
650
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy is ranked 59th out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 32.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 685
2010 718
2011 663
2012 692

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 9.8
2010 10.9
2011 8.7
2012 11

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.85401459854015
2010 0.88022284122563
2011 0.83861236802413
2012 0.90751445086705

Compare Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,100.0% 11.0:1
 
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 90.8%
 

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